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Baby dinosaur fossils found in Alaska sheds new light on ancient creatures

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A few days after reports emerged of a 4-inch reptile that was a relative of the dinosaurs, researchers have discovered the fossilized remains of a baby raptor in Alaska. The researchers analyzed the jawbone of juvenile dromaeosaurid, which was found in the Prince Creek Formation of northern Alaska, and concluded......
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Long-lost ‘mega-structure’ in space discovered in mysterious ‘dark zone’

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Astronomers claim to have found a mysterious space structure spanning 1.4 billion light years across. It’s being referred to as the ‘South Pole Wall’ and has been picked up on stunning 3D maps of the universe. The discovery is said to be one of the biggest cosmic structures ever. For......
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Scientists warn of potential wave of brain damage linked to Covid-19

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images Scientists warned on Wednesday of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggested Covid-19 can lead to severe neurological complications, including inflammation, psychosis and delirium. A study by researchers at......
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Scientists find first direct evidence of ocean mixing across the Gulf Stream

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Scientists have discovered the first direct evidence of the so-called Gulf Stream “blender effect,” where the waters mix on either side of the current. The University of Maryland led the research, which is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The Gulf Stream is a warm ocean......
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Scientists say coronavirus can be spread farther than 6 feet in tiny airborne particles

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here More than 200 scientists are asking the World Health Organization to update its guidance on how the coronavirus spreads in the air. They say fine particles may travel farther than six feet and fear current advice may not promote......
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Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists Urge Caution

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A 35-year-old man in Brazil may be the first to experience long-term remission from H.I.V. after treatment with only a specially designed cocktail of antiviral drugs, researchers said on Tuesday. Just two people have been confirmed cured of......
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Watch live: World Health Organization holds briefing after scientists say airborne transmission of coronavirus is a

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The World Health Organization is expected to hold a briefing Tuesday as scientists urge the agency and other public health organizations to amend their guidelines to reflect the risk that the coronavirus can be airborne. The WHO has said the coronavirus......
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Coronavirus live updates: Scientists call on WHO to recognize airborne threat; India’s cases surpass Russia’s

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WHO must fully recognize the risk of airborne virus, scientists say 7:15 a.m. ET — A group of 239 scientists from around the world is reportedly set to push for the World Health Organization to give greater acknowledgment to the......
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Hundreds of scientists reportedly claim WHO is downplaying risk of airborne spread of coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Owner of Regent Barbers Alan Kelly (L), wearing PPE (personal protective equipment), of a face mask or covering as a precautionary measure against spreading COVID-19, is reflected in a mirror as he cuts the hair of a customer, also wearing......
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Robotic scientists will ‘speed up discovery’

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMeet the socially distant robot scientist Scientists at the University of Liverpool have unveiled a robotic colleague that has been working non-stop in their lab throughout lockdown. The £100,000 programmable researcher learns from its results to refine its experiments. “It can work......
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These Flowers Were Grown From 32,000-Year-Old Seeds And Scientists Are Trying To Figure Out How It Was Possible

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Oh, how much we still don’t know about this planet we call home (no rhyme intended.) So many mysteries left to uncover, so many puzzles left to crack! In 2012, one such peculiar puzzle fell straight into the hands of six Russian scientists and left them quite intrigued, to say......
New York Post

Strange new species discovered in Pacific Ocean ‘abyss’

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Four new species of single-cell organisms have been discovered in the depths of the Pacific. The single-celled xenophyophores were found by researchers from the U.K.’s National Oceanography Center, the University of Hawaii and the University of Geneva in Switzerland. The species were discovered using an underwater drone in the western......
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Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science

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Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks. In the words of one study, it comes down......
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Distant star vanishes without a trace — and panicked scientists don’t know where it went

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A massive star in a distant galaxy has baffled astronomers by disappearing without a trace. Scientists have been observing the star for decades as it was in the late stages of its lifespan meaning a huge supernova explosion could happen. It was observed shining brightly between 2001 and 2011 but......
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Beaver invasion in the Arctic is melting ice and ‘making global warming worse’

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They may be cute and cuddly, but the humble beaver is dragging Earth deeper into the climate crisis, according to research. The furry critters have invaded the Arctic, and their dams are contributing to the rapid loss of permafrost in the region, a study found. Experts fear that greenhouse gases......
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Scientists named this horrifying spider after Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker

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They say that life imitates art, and that certainly appears to be the case for Loureedia phoenixi, a newly-named species of spider that bears a striking resemblance to a well-known comic book villain. The “Joker Spider,” as it has been nicknamed, was recently discovered in the country of Iran by......
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Mystery of how flying snakes move is solved by scientists

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Flying snakes are able to undulate their bodies as they glide through the air, and those unique movements allow them to take flight, scientists have found. These snakes, such Chrysopelea paradisi, also known as the paradise tree snake, tend to reside in the trees of South and Southeast Asia. While......
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New strain of flu in China has potential to become a pandemic, scientists warn

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pigs in their pen at a farm on the outskirts of Chengdu in China’s south west Sichuan province, on August 2, 2005. Peter Parks | AFP | Getty Images Scientists have identified a new strain of flu carried by pigs......
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Scientists spot promising super-Earth planets just 11 light-years away

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A team of German astronomers has discovered two super-Earths near the red dwarf star Gliese 887 and just a short 11 light-years away from Earth. Super-Earths are planets with a mass greater than Earth’s, but less than those of the ice giants Uranus and Neptune. The two exoplanets — planets......

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